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Erin Bastian
Tunnel books are fun and unique! We made ours with a postcard for a call and wrote a haiku. I made these with the note … Source by Related posts: Tunnel books are fun and unique! We have a postcard from a … Tunnel books are fun and unique! Teaching Poetry, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Resources, Literacy Games, Elementary Teaching, Poetry Game, Ecole Art, Writer Workshop

Haiku Tunnel Books

Tunnel books are fun and unique! We made ours using a postcard for a prompt and wrote a haiku to go with it. I've made these with grade 4 and up, but younger students could enjoy this activity in "centers", with the help of parent volunteers, or by having the various parts prepped for them ahead of time. There are lots of different directions you could take this project. We added a pocket on the back for holding a written story that we added later. See a few of our student examples below!For…

Kindergarten spring rhyme, frog rhyme, bird rhyme, handwriting, Anchor chart for… Kindergarten Poems, Preschool Songs, Kindergarten Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Toddler Classroom, Music Activities, Kids Songs, Literacy Activities, Toddler Activities

Fine Motor on Friday: Part 12

A collaborative blog by Pre K and Kindergarten specialists. Child growth and development, information, free printables.

Over the weekend I found a great Arctic unit put out by SeaWorld and also got a few more ideas of my own. We made Polar Caps. The Arctic Circle was glued onto a plate and made into a cap by attach… Bears Preschool, Preschool Songs, Preschool Winter, Winter Activities, Preschool Ideas, Kindergarten Songs, Kids Songs, Preschool Crafts, Teaching Ideas

Arctic Unit Week 2

Over the weekend I found a great Arctic unit put out by SeaWorld and also got a few more ideas of my own. We made Polar Caps. The Arctic Circle was glued onto a plate and made into a cap by attach…

FREE Rain Printables Up, Up Umbrella Poem (perfect for Spring!)Up, Up Umbrella Poem (perfect for Spring! Preschool Poems, Kindergarten Poems, Preschool Music, Kids Poems, Spring Songs For Preschool, Spring Poems For Kids, Preschool Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Preschool Weather

More FREE Rain Printables!! - This Reading Mama

Last week, I made a few printables to go with our rain/rainbow theme. This week, I went ahead and made some more, as we are continuing the theme (adding in some letter u activities from Erica & Carisa). I’m not sure we’ll use all of these, but I was in the mood to make some extras! ... Read More about More FREE Rain Printables!!

This freebie includes a set of 7 riddles-poems which I wrote when I was teaching… Animal Riddles, Animal Poems, Farm Activities, Language Activities, Preschool Farm, Preschool Learning, Farm Lessons, Farm Unit, Thematic Units

FARM ANIMALS Riddles- POEMS FREEBIE-Great for Language activities

This freebie includes a set of 7 riddles-poems which I wrote when I was teaching my MEGA FARM ANIMAL THEME PACK. These poems are my original work and I used them with very younger Kindergarten students as a part of an oral comprehension-listening activity. They are fairly simple but the rhyming wo...

I'm a little penguin poem! A great poem for use during a penguin unit! Great for reading fluency! Preschool Poems, Preschool Music, Preschool Lesson Plans, Preschool Winter, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Science, Preschool Worksheets, Penguin Songs, Science

Search | The Kindergarten Smorgasboard

Howdy! I am Mr. Greg from The Kindergarten Smorgasboard. My real name is Greg Smedley-Warren. I have been teaching for 11 years. I spent a year teaching fifth grade, two years in second grade and am now in my 9th year in Kindergarten. Kindergarten is my passion and my calling but honestly, that wasn’t how it started. When I was moved to Kindergarten (not voluntarily!) I called my mommy and cried. But on the first day, I fell in love and knew that Kindergarten is where I belonged. I have…

Animals in Winter/ Hibernation. Cute art and song ideas. Scroll down about half way to find lots of activities for hibernation. Kindergarten Science, Science Classroom, Kindergarten Literacy Stations, Elementary Science, Classroom Ideas, Winter Activities, Science Activities, Preschool Winter, Science Ideas


Book Ideas: Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory by Margret Rey "George's curiosity causes a problem at the chocolate factory, but his quick thinking and speedy action on the assembly line help save the candies." Lilly’s Chocolate Heart by Kevin Henkes "Decked in fuzzy green slippers and pink housecoat, a crown-wearing Lilly has one Valentine's Day chocolate heart and wants to keep it safe. Unfortunately, several locales aren't quite right: under the bed is dusty, inside the dresser is…

 I made animals and objects described in poem for students to retell : Winter Animals. I made animals and objects described in poem for students to retell Preschool Poems, Kindergarten Poems, Preschool Winter, Winter Activities, Preschool Teachers, First Grade Poems, First Grade Science, Poems For Students, Kids Poems

More Bears!

This week was our bear/hibernation theme. Lots of fun! If you have not read this book, you must! It is HILARIOUS! (Especially the ending... loved it! haha) Here are some of the nonfiction books we read this week to help us fill in our bear chart. We looked at these four types of bears: brown, black, polar, and panda. Here is the chart we created: When we talked about what bears ate, we did this fun little taste test/graphing activity that came from Rachelle over at What the Teacher Wants…

Fun goodbye song for the end of the Morning Meeting Songs, Good Morning Song, Preschool Songs, Kids Songs, Preschool Ideas, Goodbye Songs For Preschool, Preschool Transitions, Camp Songs, Craft Ideas


{Classroom Edition} 1. Chart Paper & Sharpies Although I love my LCD projector-nothing beats good ole fashioned charts in t...

Oviparous Animals Poem - Great lesson idea on this website that includes a mentor text, writing prompt, and craftivity. Love the science journal idea! Kindergarten Poems, Preschool Songs, Preschool Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Preschool Ideas, Kindergarten Units, Teaching Time, Preschool Class

oviparous animals

Click picture to download I used this poem (not written by me) and this book to teach my kids about oviparous animals. Here is ...

Cute example of a list poem - At the Zoo by William Makepeace Thackeray Zoo Activities Preschool, Preschool Lessons, Zoo Animal Activities, Poetry Activities, Time Activities, Zoo Songs, Zoo Animal Crafts, The Zoo, Dear Zoo

poem At the Zoo by William Makepeace Thackeray

Classic children's poetry by William Makepeace Thackeray including printables and craft suggestions.

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Children practice animal names and sounds with this easy to memorize poem. The changeable pictures and word pieces add extra appeal. Farm Animals Preschool, Preschool Themes, Preschool Learning, Preschool Crafts, Numbers Preschool, Preschool Curriculum, Learning Numbers, Farm Songs, Farm Animal Songs


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